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Sesame seed prices per Ton, Kg in Nigeria 2024

Sesame seed prices per Ton, Kg in Nigeria 2024

The Benne seed popularly called Sesame is a flowering plant of the Sesamum indicum genus that are grown in both Africa and India mainly for its economic benefits. It belongs to the Pedaliaceae family and contains a precious oil which accounts for about 45 to 50 percent of it’s contents.

In essence, Sesame is an oilseed that is cultivated for its numerous industrial, commercial and health benefits. They have been proven to be a good source of protein, fats, Vitamin B and fiber when added to your daily food diets.

Currently, the seed is a hotcake and demands for it is actually high. Nigeria exportation of the Benne seed is on the increase annually. Towards the last quarter of the year 2017, Nigeria ranked as the largest producer of Sesame seed in Africa and the 3rd biggest in the World trades market with an output of 580,000 tonnes annually.

Local suppliers or famers of this seed can be found in the Northern parts of the country like in Jigawa, Nasarawa and Sokoto. So also in Middle-Beltan states like Benue, Gombe, Kogi and Plateau. This could be because the cash crop is draught-resistant and thrives with little or no artificial fertilizer.

Cost of Sesame seed in Nigeria

Just like other economic seeds, it comes in different varieties resulting in its white, brown, yellow, red and even black colors. The white and Brown types are available in Nigeria with the white ones being more expensive than the later.

It is sold in sacks (bags) or kg by most of it’s retailers and in tonnes by it’s wholesalers.

The average price of pure white Sesame seed is ₦1,300,000 NGN per tonne while the price of the brown Sesame seed is ₦1,200,000 per tonne.
Below is a tabulated and more detailed view of our prices.

Sesame seed Quantity Current prices
White Per ton ₦1,300,000
Brown Per ton ₦1,200,000
White Per Kg ₦1,300
Brown Per Kg ₦1,200

Price of Sesame seed and oil in Nigeria
In Nigerian local markets, the golden seed is called Beniseed or Beneseed and it belongs to the Spermatophyte division.

Let us know if you notice any outrageous discrepancy in the price of this cash crop from what is obtainable in markets across the country.

Originally posted 2022-10-22 23:24:43.

Comments (47)

  1. Your analysis was spectacular.,but it did not include price per tonne in the international market like on Germany, Netherlands and India.

  2. Hello beta prices,

    Are the prices above for sesame seeds current please? I will be interested in buying.

  3. Barrister Philip

    We need 1000 tons of white sesame seeds and 1000 tons of soybeans delivered to us in Lagos asap. Let me know if you can supply
    Barr. Philip.

  4. Good day Victoria Gana, We are suppliers of quality sesame seeds. We can export to any part of the world in any volume. Kindly contact us via email on [email protected] or whatsapp on +2348066980815. Thank you.


    Can sesame be planted around early November in Nigeria? Perhaps with irrigation system. I wanna know pls.

  6. We need 300 tons sesame seeds.
    Need f.o.r .lagos port prices

  7. Am a farmer of this beni seed i need to make business with you people

  8. Please I’m dealer of sesame seeds if you are interested to buy u can contact me via mail [email protected]

  9. Abdulrahman Hamzat

    Good day, may I see the pictures of the products sir?

  10. We need quality white sesame seeds in commercial quantities to buy.

    Please contact me if you have it.

  11. Abdallah M Sanni

    I need supply, clean ones for export. Give FOB price to Lagos.
    I can also link you to Local producers.

  12. Hamzat Abdulrahman

    Please what is the current price of exporting sesame seed from kano to China based on CIF. Thanks

  13. I have sesame seeds for sale at affordable price. I’m located in Niger state but can supply to any location in Nigeria


  15. Commodity Trader


    If you have sesameseed for sale , 15tons above and you’re in need of off taker kindly contact me for further details as we have off takers for different commodities
    [email protected]


  16. Sesame 700k/tonne cleaned 99% Nasarawa +2348162300452

  17. Okunola yetunde

    Please what’s the current price per tonne and where can I get it in Kano state





  20. Festus Emmanuella

    Is anyone in need of a sesame supplier in tones? Kindly message me on WhatsApp at +2348032552459.
    We deliver Nationwide and wordwide

  21. Hello Beta Prices. Thank you for providing this. Do you have current prices as at today 15 July, 2022 and how often do you update this information because I require daily updates of market prices for sesame and cashew.

  22. I have 20 bags of 50kg sesame seed for sale. contact me for supply if interested at 08157585803.

  23. my sesame seed will be ready by next year. you can contact me for supplier.


    contact AKASAM for be to be sourcing, storage and supply of Sesame Seeds and Egusi via our official email

    NOTE: Our sesame seeds will be ready by NOVEMBER 2022. Let’s start to talk now.

    Scammers and time wasters keep off!!!

  25. Please how is a tonne measured

  26. Please how is a tonne measured
    I really like to know

  27. Contact me if you need sesame seeds, I take you there,

  28. Contact me if you need sesame seeds, I can you the relevant information

  29. Pls I need sesem seed in large quantities.rate per tonne.

  30. Am in need of hulled seseme seed in high volume. What is the cost per tonnage? Please scammer’s keep off🙏 watsapp me on 08036210550

  31. Ajibade Temitope

    As much as I will give kudos to beta prices,so is these posts outdated.
    Please, kindly furnish us with current market prices on commodities.
    Thanks for a job well done

  32. Bodaj Global Resources Lts

    I need In large quantities:
    1. good quality cleaned Soyabeans
    2. Cleaned White Sesame Seeds
    3. Cleaned Brown Sesame Seeds

    Send your price and quantity to: [email protected]

  33. Please I need a BLACK or BROWN Sesame seed in Akwa Ibom State, interested supllier should contact me on: 09039068646.

  34. Abimbola Temitayo

    I need sesame seed supply for my company we’re buying in large quantity if you have to sell and you’re business minded, let’s talk you can send your price to my whatsapp line or call: 07038392215. Thank you.

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